After the Rajya Sabha nomination, even the judgments which former CJI Gogoi may have given on sound legal footing have now become controversial, says Faizan Mustafa.
The story, dated 17 March, 2020, was on former CJI Ranjan Gogoi's nomination to the Rajya Sabha.
The unprecedented nomination has been denounced by a number of people including, Gogoi's former colleague, Justice (retired) Madan B Lokur.
The woman, who was a junior court assistant, had alleged that she was terminated from service because she refused his advances.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi’s tenure as head of India’s judiciary, which officially ends on November 17, has left several issues about the institutional credibility of the Supreme Court unresolved.
As many as 65 petitions were filed after the Supreme Court’s September 2018 verdict allowing all women entry.
The verdicts are the last of the major decisions Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will make before he retires this week.
The top court upheld the 2010 judgment of the the Delhi High Court
In a landmark verdict in 2010, the Delhi High Court had held that the office of the chief justice of India comes within the ambit of the Right to Information law
The Bench awarded the disputed site in Ayodhya to the Hindu parties.